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Cisco Systems headquarters in San Jose. (AP)

Tech Talent In Demand In Silicon Valley Despite Cisco Layoffs

Even as one of the largest employers in Silicon Valley announced plans to cut thousands of jobs, Silicon Valley employers have reported a growing demand for highly skilled tech workers.

CBS San Francisco–07/19/2011

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Sunnyvale City Workers Spared From Layoffs

One city councilman says the city of Sunnyvale’s 20-year economic plan is helping it maintain its status as a dominant force in the Silicon Valley

CONNECT WITH KCBS–07/02/2011

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San Francisco Mayor Forms High Tech Advisory Board

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee has signed up some of the city’s top technology companies to join his new Technology Advisory Council with the goal of growing San Francisco’s high tech industry.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–04/13/2011

San Jose’s Once-Powerful Redevelopment Agency Cut In Half

The agency that helped revive downtown and make San Jose a central part of the Silicon Valley technology industry has laid off nearly half its staff, and the remaining workers could lose their jobs by summer.

CBS San Francisco–04/07/2011

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Detroit Automakers In Search Of Top Talent From Silicon Valley

The comeback of the American auto industry may depend on whether the high tech engineers needed to design cutting edge cars will consider living in Detroit instead of the Bay Area.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–03/24/2011

President Barack Obama raises a glass with tech executives at a dinner in Woodside (White House Photo/Pete Souza)

Obama Meets With Bay Area Technology Leaders

President Barack Obama came to the Bay Area on Thursday evening to push his plan to spend billions more on education, meeting with Apple’s ailing leader Steve Jobs and the chiefs of Facebook and Google.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–02/17/2011

Software programmers in India (AP)

Silicon Valley Leaders Push American Tech In India

A high tech trade mission to India kicking off this week features Silicon Valley companies. One of the technologies being tested in India is from Mountain View-based Intuit.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–02/07/2011

Twitter CEO Evan Williams announces the newly revamped Twitter website on September 14, 2010 at Twitter headquarters in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

San Francisco Mayor Pledges To Start Tweeting To Keep Twitter Around

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee is reaching out to Twitter in the hope of getting the networking giant to keep its headquarters in the city.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–01/27/2011

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Silicon Valley Suggests California High Tech Czar To Save Jobs

The Brown Administration is being urged to create a high tech czar position at the cabinet level to represent Silicon Valley, in the hopes of stemming the loss of jobs.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–01/12/2011

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Silicon Valley CEOs Predict Better News in 2011

The expectation is that 2011 is not only going to be a new year, it’s going to be a successful year.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–12/31/2010

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